The Science Book

The Science Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

Non-Fiction, Languages & Reference, Dictionaries & Reference, Popular Science
Hardback Published on: 01/08/2014
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Learn about our world, the universe, and groundbreaking discoveries in The Science Book.Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Science in this overview guide to the subject, brilliant for beginners looking to learn and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Science Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in. This captivating book will broaden your understanding of Science, with:- More than 100 ground-breaking ideas in this field of science - Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts - A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout - Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understandingThe Science Book is the perfect introduction to every area of this topic - astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, maths, and physics, aimed at adults with an interest in the subject and students wanting to gain more of an overview. Here you'll discover 80 trail-blazing scientific ideas, which underpin our modern world, giving us everything from antibiotics to gene therapy, electricity to space rockets, and batteries to smartphones.Your Science Questions, Simply ExplainedWhat is string theory or black holes? And who discovered gravity and radiation? If you thought it was difficult to learn structure and behaviour of the physical and natural world, The Science Book presents key information in a clear layout. Learn about the history of science, covering topics like why Copernicus's ideas were controversial, how Einstein developed his theories of general and special relativity, and how Crick and Watson suggested a structure for DNA - with superb mind maps and step-by-step summaries.The Big Ideas SeriesWith millions of copies sold worldwide, The Science Book is part of the award-winning Big Ideas series from DK. The series uses striking graphics along with engaging writing, making big topics easy to understand.

  • Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781409350156
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Weight: 1153g
  • Dimensions: 241 x 205 x 24 mm

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